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2014 Summer Intensive Sites

New YorkNorth CarolinaAlabamaTexasCalifornia
 

Tuition Information: Tuition for each Summer Intensive varies by location and duration. Specific amounts are listed below by site. Tuition may be paid by credit card or personal check in two installments: half when enrolling and the other half by May 1, 2014. Please do not send room and board payments to ABT. Information on when and where to send room and board payments will be sent to enrolled students in a student handbook.
To view ABT’s refund policy please click here.

New York Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Melissa Allen Bowman
At the New York Summer Intensive, students will enjoy five-weeks of classes in the ABT studios at Broadway and 19th Street near Union Square. The New York site is geared toward advanced dancers, ages 12-22 and continues to be our longest, most challenging program. Supervised housing is not available in New York. The New York site will continue to hold separate technique classes for men and will focus on the key elements of the ABT National Training Curriculum for ballet technique. Students will have the opportunity to perform ABT repertory and a piece of original choreography in a final performance. Special ABT guest teachers in New York will include Franco De Vita, Raymond Lukens, Kate Lydon and Kevin McKenzie.

Program Dates: June 23– July 25, 2014
Location: American Ballet Theatre
890 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 477-3030 x3416
Tuition: $2750
Ages: 12-22
Housing Resource: 2014 NY Housing List
New School Contact: summerhousing@newschool.edu
or 212-229-5459 x3610
New School Summer Housing Applications: https://newschool.dormpro.com/forms/hsgapps/summer/abt-college.html

 
North Carolina Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Alaine Haubert
As part of an exciting partnership, ABT and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts announce a new four-week Intensive in Winston-Salem, NC. Students will dance in UNSCA’s beautiful facilities while being taught by renowned ABT faculty, led by Artistic Coordinator Alaine Haubert. Students will perform ABT repertory as well as new choreography in a final performance at the Gerald Freedman Theatre. Housing and meals will be arranged by Resident Life at UNCSA, and boarding students will have the opportunity to interact with fellow arts students in organized weekend activities. The North Carolina Summer Intensive is geared toward the refinement of technique for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 12-18.
*International students cannot be accommodated at this site.

 
Program Dates: June 23 – July 18, 2014
Dorm Check-in: June 22, 2014
Location: University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 S. Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
(336) 734-2848
Tuition: $1600
Room/Board: $2030
Day Student Fee: $590
Ages: 12-18

Alabama Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Carla Stallings Lippert
This three-week program is held in collaboration with the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Students will stay in dormitories on the beautiful University of Alabama campus while studying Artistic Coordinator Carla Stallings Lippert and celebrated ABT faculty. A final performance will be held featuring ABT repertory and new choreography on stage at the Moody Music Concert Hall. The Tuscaloosa site is geared toward strengthening and refining technique for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 11-17.
For additional information regarding the Alabama Intensive, please visit:
http://theatre.ua.edu/department/dance-b-a/abt/.
 
Program Dates: June 30 – July 19, 2014
Dorm Check-in: June 29, 2014 (9am-2pm, Mandatory 4pm Orientation)
Final Showcase: July 19, 2014 (12pm & 3pm)
Dorm Check-out: July 19, 2014 (following the 3pm Showcase)
Location: University of Alabama
Department of Theater and Dance
Box 870239
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
(205) 348-5283
Tuition: $1250
Room/Board: $1550
Day Student Fee: $400 (only applies to dancers not staying in the dorms)
Day Student Meal Card: $450
Ages: 11-17

Texas Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Wes Chapman
ABT and The University of Texas at Austin collaborate on this four-week intensive. Students attending this program are required to stay in dormitories on the UT campus and have an opportunity to enjoy Austin’s rich history and culture. The Austin Summer Intensive is geared toward strengthening and refining technique for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 12-18. Students will have the opportunity to study with Artistic Coordinator Wes Chapman and celebrated ABT faculty. The experience will culminate in a final performance of ABT repertory and new works. For additional information, visit the University of Texas website at http://www.utabt.org

Program Dates: July 7 – August 1, 2014
Dorm Check-in: July 6, 2014
Dorm Check-out: August 1 (evening) and August 2 (morning)
Location: University of Texas at Austin
Department of Theater and Dance
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 232-5301
Tuition: $1600
Room/Board: $2000 (includes activity fee)
Day Student Fee: $500
Ages: 12-18

California Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Lorin Johnson
ABT and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts work together to bring you this program located in the beautiful facilities on the campus of the University of California, Irvine. Students attending this program are encouraged to stay in the dormitories on campus where there will also be a final performance of ABT repertory and new works. The California Summer Intensive is aimed at giving advanced students, ages 11-18, a chance to train in an intensive environment with ABT’s expert faculty as a preparation for their fall terms. For more information regarding the University of California, Irvine campus, visit
http://www.arts.uci.edu/.

Program Dates: July 28 - August 15, 2014
Dorm Check-in: July 27, 2014
Location: Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2122 x 4210
Tuition: $1400
Room/Board: $1800
Day Student Fee: $500(only applies to dancers not staying in the dorms)
Ages: 11-18